A total of 1,904 shares have advanced, 1,427 shares declined, and 148 shares were unchanged.
Barring HUL and Nestle, all Sensex shares closed with gains - with Tata Steel, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finance, NTPC and Tech Mahindra surging as much as 6.54 per cent.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's announcement of starting a military operation in Ukraine sent world markets into a tizzy with shares in Asia plunging into deep red.
Market participants will also look forward to re-examination of laws dealing with withholding tax on dividends.
Shares of RBL Bank shed 18.5%, after falling as much as 25% earlier in the session.
The potentially more contagious Omicron was first reported to the WHO from South Africa on November 24.
The company's market valuation went past Rs 1 lakh crore mark and closed at Rs 1,04,438.88 crore on the BSE.
Over the years, the frontline index has climbed several record levels. The index had reached the 10,000-mark for the first time on February 6, 2006.
Paytm's IPO plan comes at a time when several first-generation homegrown startups in India prepare to go public on domestic bourses.
The rupee continued its decline, falling to a near 8-month low of 74.96 against the dollar.